RamStrong is a collective health and well-being resource for the entire VCU community. Explore resources from the eight dimensions of well-being: physical, emotional, financial, occupational, intellectual, environmental, social and spiritual.
Most Requested Resources
⬥ Employee Resources ⬥ Student Resources
⬥ University Student Health
University Student Health Services, a nationally accredited health care provider that offers primary care services to students, is located on both campuses. University Student Health Services also provides services such as immunizations for flu and COVID-19.
⬥ Employee Health Services
VCU Employee Health Services has a location on the Monroe Park Campus as well as on the MCV Campus which offer services such as no-cost immunizations, including flu and COVID-19 vaccines, as well as clinical guidance and support with work-related and general health concerns, injuries or exposures. Call the Employee Health Hotline at (804) 628-2594 for COVID-19 or any work-related health concerns.
⬥⬥ Current Health Advisories
Health advisories, including information about COVID-19, now have a permanent home. Stay informed about public health recommendations for VCU and surrounding communities and connect with vaccination resources.
Students and employees can now get the emotional and mental health support they need wherever they are, whenever they need it. TimelyCare offers free, 24/7 access to virtual care, self-care, and well-being tools to help students and employees thrive.
⬥⬥ VCU Safety and Support
The Dean of Students office is here to help students who are struggling with academic, personal, or emotional difficulties or who may be exhibiting worrisome or other concerning behavior. If you are experiencing difficulty or are concerned about a student, share a concern or request assistance. You can also access LiveSafe to submit a tip to VCU Police about emergencies and crimes.
⬥ Virtual and In-person
Faculty and staff who participate in the State Health Benefits Program can access virtual and/or in-person mental/emotional health resources through their provider. Later this fall, all employees, including those who do not participate in the State Health Benefits Program, will have access to 24/7 resources for mental/emotional health through TimelyCare.
⬥ Employee Benefits
Employees who are eligible for and take advantage of state health benefits coverage may be eligible to participate in programs including maternity care, well-being and lifestyle coaching, mental/emotional counseling and more.
⬥ University Counseling Services
The mission of University Counseling Services (UCS) is to create an environment that fosters student growth, development, and psychological well-being through direct clinical service, education, and prevention.
⬥ At-Risk for Faculty & Staff
VCU now offers an online conversation simulation,
At-Risk for Faculty & Staff, to help faculty and staff learn to notice signs of distress, use techniques to discuss concerns, and, if necessary, refer students to appropriate resources. At-Risk for Faculty & Staff lets you practice these challenging conversations at your own pace.
⬥⬥ Recreation and Well-being
VCU Recreation and Well-being (RecWell) advances student success by empowering the VCU community to prioritize well-being, connect with others, and learn through play. RecWell provides a broad range of programs and services that support the well-being of our VCU community, including group exercise, outdoor adventure, intramural sports, personal training, aquatics, employment opportunities, and much more.